Sighting for July 1, 2022

Brian McGurgan

Turnagain Pass, Kenai (60.78774° N, 149.21411° W)
Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK

Sunny as I started at 11:30am and mostly cloudy as I finished at 2:15pm, with wind throughout and temperatures ranging from the mid-sixties to about 70°. Butterfly diversity was low but the Mormon Fritillaries seemed to be everywhere, fluttering low among the grasses, sedge, and wildflowers.

  • Mustard White 1
  • Dorcas Copper 3
  • Mormon Fritillary abundant
  • Arctic Skipper 1

Arctic Skipper

Dorcas Copper

Mormon Fritillary

Mormon Fritillary

Mormon Fritillary

Mormon Fritillary